Posts tagged with: "Hong Liu"

Miami Heat shooting guard Rodney McGruder (left) and FIU's Nick Ogle (right) plant environmentally appropriate and culturally important plants in the Everglades as part of Heat Glades Sweep.

FIU joins Miami Heat, Miccosukee tribe to protect the Everglades

The tropical hardwood hammock habitats in the Florida Everglades are under threat by invasive plants and animals, chemicals and toxins, fires […]

Jason Downing (left)  and Shan Wong (right) spent their summer months with Hong Liu (center) studying orchid conservation in southwest China.

Students study orchid conservation in China

These articles are part of our Summer Sojourns 2014 series highlighting summer adventures of FIU students. Jason Downing and Shan […]

Hong Liu (left), Haydee Borerror (center) and Jason Downing (right) collect data in the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park.

Researcher restores Florida’s endangered cigar orchids

Hong Liu is on a mission to restore Florida’s endangered cigar orchid population. The conservation ecologist and professor in the […]

Mike Heithaus (left) and Adam Rosenblatt (right) pose with an alligator in the Everglades in 2011. Photo by Josh Goodstein.

Researchers find carnivorous crocs enjoy a taste of fruit

FIU researchers have found that the American alligator, and a dozen species in the crocodilia order, enjoy a taste of […]

Paul Nunez, Haydee Borrero and Hong Liu of the Earth and Environment department pose with Vice-Governor Chen Zhangliang (second from right) of Guangxi, China.

Students explore orchid conservation efforts in China

Hong Liu, assistant professor of ecology, and undergraduate students Haydee Borrero and Paul Nunez recently spent three weeks exploring Guangxi, […]

Rescuing endangered wild orchids from a man-made flood

This article, co-authored by FIU Department of Earth and Environment Assistant Professor Hong Liu, was originally published in Tropical Garden magazine […]

Fighting to save one-of-a-kind orchids in China

Fighting to save one-of-a-kind orchids in China

By Susan Feinberg When Department of Earth and Environment Assistant Professor Hong Liu began exploring the Yachang Orchid Nature Preserve […]